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									                                                        Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management
                                                                         Date:____October 24, 2005________

Goal One: Develop and implement a comprehensive enrollment management plan.
Objective                                                                                                         Person(s) Responsible      Date Due    Progress level
     Action Item
A. Create an annual enrollment management plan.                                                                   EMP – Dr. Jeanne Daffron   Ongoing     4
   Action Item(s):
            Form planning groups (PG)                                                                                                       8-1-02      4
            Planning groups make recommendation to AAEMC                                                                                    10-1-02     4
            AAEMC drafts plan                                                                                                               12-1-02     4
            Comment period                                                                                                                  12-1-02 –   4
                                                                                                                                             1-15-03
              2005 Progress Report In Place                                                                                                 Ongoing     4
B. Enroll a mix of first-year students that reflects the national ACT                                             EMP – Howard McCauley      2007        2
distribution.
    Action Item(s):
              SPIF Grant – Direct Mail – Also list additional tactics                                                                       2007        4
               and strategies in 2004 recommendations
C. Maintain a comprehensive research program in support of                                                        Institutional Research      2007       2
enrollment management, retention, student success, and                                                            Office – Dr. Jeanne Daffron
graduation rates, placement rates and GRE scores.
    Action Item(s):
              Survey Staff
                   a. Collect & evaluate existing data/resources                                                  Judy Fields                9-1-02      1
                   including questionnaires
                   b. Generate data wish list/compare with State &                                                Judy Fields                11-1-02     3
                       National data
              Develop plan for ongoing comprehensive research                                                    Dr. Jeanne Daffron         2-1-03      1
               program in coordination with Strategic Plan
               Implementation Team


Key:                                                                                                                                                                      1
1 = Start-up initial actions undertaken; concept work completed; early organization efforts underway; 25% to goal.
2 = Process underway and on track; steady progress being made; funding may be secured; 50% to goal; but no results yet.
3 = Deeply deployes; substantial elementa of a project may be nearly or fully completed; 75% to goal and beginning to have results.
4 = Fully deployed; 100% success on results.
Ongoing = On-going planning, program, or funding process. Annual report on result
                                                        Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management
                                                                         Date:____October 24, 2005________

D. Increase the number of articulation agreements with two-year                                                   Admissions, Western         4-1-03    3
institutions and increase the number of transfer students who enter                                               Institute – Howard
with associate degrees.                                                                                           McCauley
    Action Item(s):
              Identify existing schools with complete or partial                                                                             Ongoing   4
                articulations
E. Develop a strategy to match available course offerings and                                                     EMP – Dr. Martin Johnson,   Ongoing   4
student course needs.                                                                                             Admissions
F. Develop deadlines by which new degree-seeking students will                                                    EMP– Terry Smith & Dr.      Ongoing   4
have submitted complete admissions files.                                                                         Judy Grimes




Key:                                                                                                                                                        2
1 = Start-up initial actions undertaken; concept work completed; early organization efforts underway; 25% to goal.
2 = Process underway and on track; steady progress being made; funding may be secured; 50% to goal; but no results yet.
3 = Deeply deployes; substantial elementa of a project may be nearly or fully completed; 75% to goal and beginning to have results.
4 = Fully deployed; 100% success on results.
Ongoing = On-going planning, program, or funding process. Annual report on result
                                                        Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management
                                                                         Date:____October 24, 2005________



Goal Two: Develop a diverse mix of students with academic potential for completing high-quality programs.
Objective                                                                                                          Person(s) Responsible        Date Due   Progress
     Action Item                                                                                                                                           Level

A. Increase involvement of academic departments and other college                                                  Deans Council, Admissions    Ongoing    3
units in recruitment activities for high-ability and honor students                                                – Dr. Martin Johnson & Dr.
                                                                                                                   Brenda Blessing
    Action Item(s):
             Meet with Departmental representatives to discuss                                                                                 Ongoing    4
                recruitment strategies
             Develop a student recruitment handbook for                                                                                        9-15-02    4
                Faculty/Department use
             Departments submit recruiting efforts to Deans                                                                                    Ongoing    4
B. Recruit more students form the following populations:                                                           EMP– Howard McCauley,        Ongoing    3
international students; non-traditional students; minority students;                                               Dr. Chris Shove
honors students; and students with the high school core, above
average ACT scores, and with rankings in the upper fifty percent of
their high school classes.

    Action Item(s):
             Tactics and Strategies to be determined in                                                                                        Ongoing    3
               Enrollment Management Plan
C. Provide more effective means to communicate course and                                                          Dr. Gene Eulinger            Ongoing    1
degree equivalency to students (degree audit).

      Action Item(s):
               As part of search for integrated software, evaluate                                                                             9-1-05     4
                 existing degree audit software


Key:                                                                                                                                                                  3
1 = Start-up initial actions undertaken; concept work completed; early organization efforts underway; 25% to goal.
2 = Process underway and on track; steady progress being made; funding may be secured; 50% to goal; but no results yet.
3 = Deeply deployes; substantial elementa of a project may be nearly or fully completed; 75% to goal and beginning to have results.
4 = Fully deployed; 100% success on results.
Ongoing = On-going planning, program, or funding process. Annual report on result
                                                        Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management
                                                                         Date:____October 24, 2005________

D. Use opportunities for travel/study programs, internships, and                                                   Applied Learning & Student   Ongoing   1
faculty/student projects for recruitment.                                                                          Development
                                                                                                                   Implementation Team
      Action Item(s):
               Publish study abroad handbook                                                                      Western Institute            Ongoing   4

                       Prepare recruitment materials that highlight                                               Dr. Jeannie Daffron &        Ongoing   1
                        travel/study, internships, and faculty/student projects                                    Howard McCauley
                        opportunities

                       Establish the Western Summer Research Institute                                            Dr. Martin Johnson           Ongoing   4

E. Achieve an entering freshman class with one hundred percent                                                     EMP – Howard McCauley        Ongoing   1
having completed the high school core.
    Action Item(s):
             Ready – Set – Go                                                                                     Howard McCauley              Ongoing   3




Key:                                                                                                                                                          4
1 = Start-up initial actions undertaken; concept work completed; early organization efforts underway; 25% to goal.
2 = Process underway and on track; steady progress being made; funding may be secured; 50% to goal; but no results yet.
3 = Deeply deployes; substantial elementa of a project may be nearly or fully completed; 75% to goal and beginning to have results.
4 = Fully deployed; 100% success on results.
Ongoing = On-going planning, program, or funding process. Annual report on result
                                                        Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management
                                                                         Date:____October 24, 2005________



Goal Three: Strengthen existing and develop new academic programs, taking into consideration the educational and
career needs of students and the economic, social, and cultural needs of the community.
Objective                                                                                                         Person(s) Responsible        Date Due    Progress Level
     Action Item
     A. Identify by the long-range academic planning process                                                      Deans Council – Dr. Jeanne   Ongoing     Ongoing
        programs that meet the educational and career needs of                                                    Daffron
        students and the economic, social, and cultural needs of the
        community.

      Action Item(s):
               Identify current community partners                                                                                            3-1-03 –    4
                                                                                                                                               Ongoing
                  
               Collaborate with community partners to identify                                                                                 Ongoing     3
               academic needs, trends, and resources
B. Develop and submit for approval the following academic          Academic & Student Affairs                                                  Ongoing     Ongoing
programs as identified in “Strategic Planning: Academic            VP, Deans Council – Dr.
Affairs/Enrollment Management 2002-2003”: BS in Computer           Jeanne Daffron
Electronic Engineer Technology; BS/BA in Multimedia Design; AS
in Computer Electronic Engineering Technology; 2003-2004 AS in
Allied Health; AA/BS in Manufacturing Engineering Technology;
2004-2005 BS in Biotechnology; BS in Instructional Technology;
2005-2006 BSBA in Management Information Systems; BS in Allied
Health; BS in Athletic Training; and continue assessment of levels
on appropriate mix of associate, baccalaureate, and graduate
programs

      Action Item(s):
               Status report                                                                                                                  12-2-03 -   4
                                                                                                                                               Ongoing

Key:                                                                                                                                                                    5
1 = Start-up initial actions undertaken; concept work completed; early organization efforts underway; 25% to goal.
2 = Process underway and on track; steady progress being made; funding may be secured; 50% to goal; but no results yet.
3 = Deeply deployes; substantial elementa of a project may be nearly or fully completed; 75% to goal and beginning to have results.
4 = Fully deployed; 100% success on results.
Ongoing = On-going planning, program, or funding process. Annual report on result
                                                        Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management
                                                                         Date:____October 24, 2005________

C. Develop applications for national accreditation to include Art                                                 Academic & Student Affairs   Ongoing   2
(NASAD), Business (AACSB International), and Recreation                                                           VP, Deans Council – Dr.
(NPRA).                                                                                                           Jeanne Daffron
D. Develop the following programs as identified in “Strategic                                                     Deans Council – Dr. Brenda Ongoing     3
Planning: Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management,: the long-                                                  Blessing, Dr. Martin Johnson
range plan developed by Academic Affairs: Exploration and                                                         & Dr. Chris Shove
Discovery; Western Challenge; and Faculty Learning Communities.
    Action Item(s):
             Prepare descriptions of all programs listed                                           10-1-02                                              4
             Implement Western Summer Institute                                                    Ongoing                                              4
             Implement High School Western Advantage                                               3-1-03 –                                             4
                                                                                                    Ongoing
E. Enhance programs that provide opportunities for joint               Deans Council – Dr. Brenda Ongoing-                                               Ongoing
faculty/student projects, student internships, travel/study,           Blessing, Dr. Martin Johnson 2007
international and cross-cultural experiences, and use of technology- & Dr. Chris Shove
based programs.
    Action Item(s):
             Develop common course descriptions and clear                                          9-1-04                                               4
               expectations for independent research/projects,
               internships, and practica. Submit these to the
               MWSC Curriculum Committee
             Work with departments and students to encourage                                       Ongoing                                              4
               greater student participation in the activities listed.
             Devise a plan to assure that faculty receive proper                                   12-1-02 –                                            4
               workload compensation for supervising such                                           Ongoing
               activities and implement that plan for AY 2003-04
             Investigate opportunities study abroad programs                                       3-1-03 -                                             4
               offered in collaboration with other colleges and                                     Ongoing
               universities.

Key:                                                                                                                                                               6
1 = Start-up initial actions undertaken; concept work completed; early organization efforts underway; 25% to goal.
2 = Process underway and on track; steady progress being made; funding may be secured; 50% to goal; but no results yet.
3 = Deeply deployes; substantial elementa of a project may be nearly or fully completed; 75% to goal and beginning to have results.
4 = Fully deployed; 100% success on results.
Ongoing = On-going planning, program, or funding process. Annual report on result
                                                        Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management
                                                                         Date:____October 24, 2005________

F. Develop programs that continue to provide support for                                                          Dean’s Council       Ongoing   Ongoing
excellence in teaching and learning.
    Action Item(s):
             Establish faculty learning communities                                                              Dr. Johnson          Ongoing   4
             Continue to improve new faculty orientation                                                         Dr. Jeanne Daffron   Ongoing   4
             Continue to investigate and coordinate teaching and                                                 Dean’s Council       Ongoing   4
               learning issued identified by faculty, academic and
               support departments




Key:                                                                                                                                                       7
1 = Start-up initial actions undertaken; concept work completed; early organization efforts underway; 25% to goal.
2 = Process underway and on track; steady progress being made; funding may be secured; 50% to goal; but no results yet.
3 = Deeply deployes; substantial elementa of a project may be nearly or fully completed; 75% to goal and beginning to have results.
4 = Fully deployed; 100% success on results.
Ongoing = On-going planning, program, or funding process. Annual report on result
                                                        Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management
                                                                         Date:____October 24, 2005________



Goal Four: Strengthen the retention, graduation, and placement outcomes of students.
Objective                                                                                                          Person(s) Responsible        Date Due   Progress
     Action Item                                                                                                                                           Level

A. Determine the factors that lead to non-persistence of students,                                                 Dr. Judy Grimes,             Ongoing    2
including high-ability and honor students, and develop plans that                                                  Engagement/Advising &
address these factors.                                                                                             Retention Team
    Action Item(s):
             Tactics and Strategies to be determined in                                                                                        3-1-03 -   2
               Enrollment Management Plan                                                                                                       Ongoing
B. Strengthen programs that support honors students.                                                               Honors Committee             Ongoing    Ongoing
    Action Item(s):
             Tactics and Strategies to be determined in                                                                                        3-1-03 -   4
               Enrollment Management Plan such as:                                                                                              Ongoing
                   a. Review and evaluate existing honors program                                                                               3-1-03 -   4
                                                                                                                                                Ongoing
                             b. Evaluate available resources                                                                                    3-1-03 -   4
                                                                                                                                                Ongoing
                             c. Evaluate recruitment activities for honors                                                                      3-1-03 -   4
                                students                                                                                                        Ongoing
                             d. Evaluate scholarship packages                                                      Honors Committee &           3-1-03 -   4
                                                                                                                   Scholarship Committee        Ongoing
C. Strengthen programs that support international and minority                                                     Deans Council, Admissions,   Ongoing    2
student populations.                                                                                               Dr. Judy Grimes & Dr. Paul   4-1-07
                                                                                                                   Shang
      Action Item(s):
               Tactics and Strategies to be determined by                                                                                      3-1-03 -   1
                 Enrollment Management Plan such as:                                                                                            Ongoing
                     a. Data collection, quantitative and qualitative                                                                                      1

Key:                                                                                                                                                                  8
1 = Start-up initial actions undertaken; concept work completed; early organization efforts underway; 25% to goal.
2 = Process underway and on track; steady progress being made; funding may be secured; 50% to goal; but no results yet.
3 = Deeply deployes; substantial elementa of a project may be nearly or fully completed; 75% to goal and beginning to have results.
4 = Fully deployed; 100% success on results.
Ongoing = On-going planning, program, or funding process. Annual report on result
                                                        Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management
                                                                         Date:____October 24, 2005________

                   b. Develop report on what is being provided for                                                                                       1
                      these students
                   c. Recommend for ongoing evaluation of these                                                                                          1
                      programs
D. Develop strategies for earlier registration for returning students.                                             Howard McCauley             Ongoing 4
    Action Item(s):
E. Develop programs to increase retention of students.                                                             EMP – Dr. Brenda Blessing   Ongoing   2
                                                                                                                   & Dr. Martin Johnson
   Action Item(s):
            **See goal 3-D
F. Review procedures for enrolling transfer students.                                                              Howard McCauley             Ongoing   4
G. Strengthen orientation and advising programs.                                                                   EMP – Dr. Paul Shang, Dr.   Ongoing   3
                                                                                                                   Judy Grimes, Dr. Martin
                                                                                                                   Johnson & Dr. Brenda
                                                                                                                   Blessing
      Action Item(s):
               Thorough evaluation of quality of advising                                                                                               1
               Develop objectives and outcomes campus wide                                                                                              2




Key:                                                                                                                                                         9
1 = Start-up initial actions undertaken; concept work completed; early organization efforts underway; 25% to goal.
2 = Process underway and on track; steady progress being made; funding may be secured; 50% to goal; but no results yet.
3 = Deeply deployes; substantial elementa of a project may be nearly or fully completed; 75% to goal and beginning to have results.
4 = Fully deployed; 100% success on results.
Ongoing = On-going planning, program, or funding process. Annual report on result
                                                        Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management
                                                                         Date:____October 24, 2005________



Goal Five: Strengthen Improve the functional integration and communication among campus support services.

Objective                                                                                                          Person(s) Responsible         Date Due   Progress
     Action Item                                                                                                                                            Level

A. Develop and implement a plan for the “student friendly” and                                                     Deans Council, SCT Project    Ongoing    4
technical integration of services provided by admissions, housing,
financial aid, the student services office, career development, center
for multicultural education, the business office, and the registrar,
based upon input from all affected groups.

      Action Item(s):
               Create student focus groups to generate suggestions                                                Dr. Judy Grimes & Dr. Paul    Ongoing    4
                                                                                                                   Shang
                  
               Establish a plan for evaluation                                                                                                   Ongoing 4
                  
               Collect input from each group re: who they need to                                                                                Ongoing 4
               “talk” to
             Evaluate available software packages                                                                                               6-1-03     4
B. Develop and implement coordinated strategies (for example,                                                      Student Development &         2007       3
strategies based on input from academic units, student affairs, and                                                Student Services – Dr. Paul
other affected groups), for planning, funding, and promoting co-                                                   Shang
curricular events to improve cultural and co-curricular academic
opportunities.




Key:                                                                                                                                                                   10
1 = Start-up initial actions undertaken; concept work completed; early organization efforts underway; 25% to goal.
2 = Process underway and on track; steady progress being made; funding may be secured; 50% to goal; but no results yet.
3 = Deeply deployes; substantial elementa of a project may be nearly or fully completed; 75% to goal and beginning to have results.
4 = Fully deployed; 100% success on results.
Ongoing = On-going planning, program, or funding process. Annual report on result

								
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